Illinois
Springfield
Springfield The Essential
Located 210 miles south of Chicago, the Illinois capital of Springfield proudly maintains several sights related to the history of 16th US President Abraham Lincoln, including the home he purchased after his marriage, the Old State Capitol where he lay in state after his assassination, and the state historic site where he lies buried.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Springfield
Dana-Thomas House
Dana-Thomas House
This Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house
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Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Lincoln Home National Historic Site
In 1837, Abraham Lincoln, as a young
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Lincoln's Tomb State Historic Site at Oak Ridge Cemetery
Lincoln's Tomb State Historic Site at Oak Ridge Cemetery
Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes
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